The NHS in England today has committed itself to a transformation of mental health care, pledging to help more than a million extra people and invest more than £1bn a year by 2020/21.
The British Psychological Society is promoting action to deal with low morale, stress and depression among mental health professionals.
The problem was revealed in the BPS and New Savoy staff wellbeing survey for 2015.
DCP Faculty of Forensic Clinical Psychology - Spring Meeting 2016
The DCP Faculty for Clinical Health Psychology presents its annual AGM and CPD event, '30 years of HIV: Clinical Interventions to address the Impact on Stigma'
Faculty of Clinical Health Psychology AGM will be held between 12.30 and
DCP Yorkshire and Humber members are invited to the branch AGM to be followed by a DCP wide professional issues workshop by Professor Nigel Beail.
This events is free.
Presented by Tom Lynch
Findings from the British Psychological Society and New Savoy staff wellbeing survey for 2015 show that 46 per cent of psychological professionals surveyed report depression and 49.5 per cent report feeling they are a failure. One quarter consider they have a long-term, chronic condition and 70 per cent say they are finding their job stressful.
One thing anxiety does is to upset your brain's balance between focus and vigilance. Your control over what you pay attention to is sacrificed at the expense of worrisome thoughts and a rapid response to any potential danger.
Working in forensic settings can be extremely challenging, particularly with individuals with personality disorders.
Learn about the process challenges and dilemmas of group facilitation when working with different client or professional groups
Using questionnaires as feedback on client progress has been shown to substantially improve outcomes for clients who would otherwise be at risk of treatment failure
Explore and experience the process of enhancing existing and developing new ways of relating to ourselves
Re-visioning Mental Health through Coproduction.
A joint conference of ISPS-UK and PCMH Faculty
This workshop will equip participants with greater knowledge how to help people who hear voices and learn from the dialogue they are engaged in.
An integrated approach to working with a difficult and challenging complex client group
Professor Jamie Hacker Hughes, President of the British Psychological Society, has expressed his concern at reports of a sudden increase in the number of mental health patients dying unexpectedly in NHS care.
This workshop will help psychologists and others understand the dynamics of secondary trauma and help direct victims, their family, counsellors and other supporters build resilience and the opportunities for post trauma growth.
This two-day introductory workshop provides a solid introduction to Emotion-focused Therapy. Day 1 introduces emotion theory, assessment and research, and a framework for intervention.
Supporting young people within looked after accommodation is challenging. They have experienced some of the highest levels of adversity and trauma and this is reflected in the mental health and behaviour.
The workshop is an intensive one day ‘how to do CBT for OCD’ focused workshop in the use of CBT strategies for Primarily Obsessional ‘Pure O’ subtypes of OCD, with particular focus on those clients presenting with horrific, unwanted and intrusive
Psychologists, teachers and social workers need help in working effectively with traumatised children and connecting them to family and school supports
This workshop will challenge the concept of organic personality change through the presentation of research data and new clinical perspectives on intervention
Find out why suicide is more prevalent in men and to learn how you can improve male help-seeking make your therapy more male-friendly